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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Aside from the distinguishing between microeconomics and macroeconomics, students who are studying economics must also learn the difference between positive economics and normative economics. The former deals with that which is, while the later deals with that which ought to be. Other distinguishing characteristics include economic theory and applied economics.

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe. The country consists of 16 states, and its capital and largest city is Berlin.

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Master in Corporate Management & Economics

Zeppelin University
Campus Full time 1 - 2  August 2017 Germany Friedrichshafen

Decision-makers and entrepreneurs are being confronted more than ever before with demands that can no longer be met by the functional range of classic business management alone. Conventional management training has reached its limits, as argued by the renowned Canadian management theorist Henry Mintzberg and the Stanford economist Jeffrey Pfeffer, and ironically lamented by "The Economist" in its 2010 yearbook: "The decline of the MBA will cut off the supply of bullshit at source." p. 122. [+]

Best Masters Degrees in Economics in Germany. Decision-makers and entrepreneurs are being confronted more than ever before with demands that can no longer be met by the functional range of classic business management alone. Conventional management training has reached its limits, as argued by the renowned Canadian management theorist Henry Mintzberg and the Stanford economist Jeffrey Pfeffer, and ironically lamented by "The Economist" in its 2010 yearbook: "The decline of the MBA will cut off the supply of bullshit at source." p. 122. So what now? For a deeper understanding of these new challenges – unavoidable crises aside – knowledge in communication sciences, cultural sciences and political sciences are imperative. Medialization in the form of "CEO branding" and the harmonization of "product-, equity- and employer branding" within the national culture are as much part of the challenge faced by today's top decision-makers as interaction with political networks, regulation and deregulation trends, privatization initiatives and public-private partnerships. Since 2003, ZU has reacted to these challenges with a new (by German standards) type of research-oriented business qualification for generalists. The novelty lies in the combination of business administration and economics with cultural studies, communication and media studies, as well as aspects of political science and public administration. A program that questions the economy. We have already had enough answers. The pro­fes­sors know this one best: What are the eight most im­por­tant ques­tions oc­cu­py­ing the fac­ulty of Busi­ness and Eco­nom­ics? Sus­tain­able or­ga­ni­za­tions What will fu­ture or­ga­ni­za­tions be like after years of on­go­ing re­or­ga­ni­za­tion? Net­worked or in­for­mal? Global cap­i­tal mar­kets What will the new order of glob­al­ized fi­nan­cial in­sti­tu­tions look like? How can it be suit­ably reg­u­lated? En­tre­pre­neur­ship What might a 21st cen­tury en­tre­pre­neur­ial sci­ence look like? What will dis­tin­guish the next busi­ness mod­els in a so­cial, cul­tural and po­lit­i­cal sphere from the past? Fam­ily busi­nesses What does a spe­cific busi­ness ad­min­is­tra­tion course for fam­ily busi­nesses com­prise? How do fam­ily busi­nesses com­mu­ni­cate; how are they or­ga­nized and fi­nanced; how do they grow; how do they fail? In­no­va­tion and tech­nol­ogy man­age­ment How can the man­age­ment of ex­ter­nal cre­ativ­ity be achieved? Which "so­cial in­no­va­tions" do we need for tech­no­log­i­cal de­vel­op­ments? Mar­ket­ing and mar­kets Are mar­kets mor­al­ized; can they act ir­ra­tionally? Do be­hav­ioral and neu­roe­co­nomic analy­ses con­sti­tute a sus­tain­able par­a­digm of ex­pla­na­tion? Mo­bil­ity and value-added net­works Which modes and mod­els of mo­bil­ity will be ef­fi­cient, en­vi­ron­men­tally and so­cially com­pat­i­ble? What might the fu­ture of global pro­duc­tion look like? The fu­ture of civil so­ci­ety How will the func­tions of mar­ket, state, and busi­ness be sep­a­rated in the fu­ture? What rel­e­vance will so­cial en­ter­prises achieve? Language Requirements Al­though a good num­ber of courses are of­fered in Eng­lish at ZU, stu­dents will not be in a po­si­tion to com­plete a de­gree pro­gram fully in Eng­lish. Knowl­edge of Eng­lish is pre­ferred; knowl­edge of Ger­man is an ab­solute ne­ces­sity. ZU re­quires that all de­gree-seek­ing ap­pli­cants demon­strate a min­i­mum of in­ter­me­di­ate-level Ger­man skills. [-]

Master Mathematical Models in Economics and Finance (MMEF)

University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Campus Full time

The first year of Graduate Studies (Diplôme Universitaire), MMEF - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance, is a [+]

First Year of Graduated Studies: The first year of Graduate Studies (Diplôme Universitaire), MMEF - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance, is a one-year, full-time, international programme that is taught in English. The courses correspond to those taught in the first year of Graduate Studies, which in the Bologna European Academic System is the first year M1 of the Masters. The courses derive from pre-existing courses at the university, with intensive courses in French. The degree is devoted to the training of students in the use of mathematical models in economics and finance: mathematical economics, strategic analysis, decision theory, stochastic models, mathematical finance and optimization models. The training is built around a large spectrum of courses, which aim to give the knowledge for the modelization of economic and financial problems, for mathematical formalization and tools for the numerical solutions. The new models in finance, economics and decision theory need a coherent training in these fields. Around 50 students are welcomed each year. Admission is made on the basis of academic excellence. All applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English and have a recognized Bachelor Degree or equivalent (180 ECTS credits in the Bologna system). Preference is given to students in economics, finance or mathematics. Mathematical aptitude and work experience can be helpful. Continuation to the QEM Erasmus Mundus Master: After the first year of the MMEF Degree, successful students who want to get a Masters Degree, may apply to: - the QEM1, the first year (QEM1) of The Erasmus Mundus Master course, QEM - Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics; or - the accelerated track that corresponds to a combination of the Summer Semester and second year of the QEM (QEM2). After having successfully completed the QEM program, the students may enter one of the PhD Programs that Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne is involved in. The competition within the QEM is very high; only 30% of MMEF students were accepted to the QEM Erasmus Mundus Master, on the basis of academic excellence. Our past experience with previous MMEF students attending the QEM, shows that the intensive courses in math with applications in Economics and Finance, allows for success in the QEM. Students that are selected for the accelerated track have the possibility of spending the Summer Semester in one of the following QEM Partner Universities: Universität Bielefeld, Université catholique de Louvain, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne or Università Ca' Foscari Venezia. [-]

Master's Programme in Integrated Climate System Sciences

University of Hamburg, School of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Hamburg

The English-language MSc in Integrated Climate System Sciences (ICSS) combines elements of the atmospheric, hydrospheric, cryospheric and biospheric natural sciences with those of economics and the social sciences. The program has an internationally unique focus on physics and modelling and offers three areas of specialization: [+]

Best Masters Degrees in Economics in Germany. The English-language MSc in Integrated Climate System Sciences (ICSS) combines elements of the atmospheric, hydrospheric, cryospheric and biospheric natural sciences with those of economics and the social sciences. The program has an internationally unique focus on physics and modelling and offers three areas of specialization: physics of the climate system biogeochemistry of the climate system climate-related economics and social sciences The ICSS program is research oriented and imparts knowledge of and skills in climate research. A solid background in climate physics prepares students for careers in an interdisciplinary field of science requiring the ability to communicate with colleagues from different disciplines, to apply a diverse range of methods from various subject areas to climate-related research questions, as well as the ability to generate, interpret and combine scientific results. Classes are limited to 20 students. This research-oriented program was accredited by ASIIN in 2010. A master’s degree in Integrated Climate System Sciences lays the foundation for a career in science and research and qualifies students to pursue a doctoral degree. It further qualifies graduates for a career as climate science consultant or spokesperson in international organizations, as well as global enterprises and agencies. Curriculum The two-year curriculum consists of eleven modules. The first semester lays the foundation for the rest of the program (research skills, review of basic principles in mathematics and physics fort the climate sciences, functioning and variability of the climate system, principles of economic and social sciences). The second semester is designed to broaden interdisciplinary knowledge; students are largely free to devise their own course plan. In the last two semesters, students are expected to deepen their knowledge in one of the three areas of specialization. Individual academic advising is available throughout the program. We strongly urge first semester students to attend orientation activities in the beginning weeks of October. [-]

Master in Economics (Dual Degree with Keio University)

Sciences Po
Campus Full time

Sciences Po has signed dual degree agreements with leading universities around the world, in order to allow Master students to do a dual degree in two years. [+]

Master in Economics (Dual Degree with Keio University) Dual Degree Master: Sciences Po Department of Economics & Keio University (Japan) General Presentation Sciences Po has signed dual degree agreements with leading universities around the world, in order to allow Master students to do a dual degree in two years. The accomplishment of studying in two countries, gaining experience and speaking different languages adds to the prestige of the degrees, and is of very high value to the employers of today. Sciences Po's Department of Economics is proud to offer with its Master in Economics a dual degree with Keio University's Master in Economics. Made of courses at Sciences Po, Paris, France in Master 1 (Master Economics) and at Keio, Tokyo, Japan in Master Year 2, this program entirely taught in English offers great opportunities in the public, private and research sectors. Fees Students will pay tuition fees for Year 1 to Sciences Po; and tuition fees for Year 2 to Keio. Fees for each year of the programme will be set by Sciences Po and Keio and published in their normal way. Sciences Po fees will be equivalent to those charged for one regular year at Master's level at Sciences Po. Keio fees will be equivalent to those charge for Master of Arts in Economics at Keio. Applications The requirements for an application are as follows: Candidates should have a good degree in social sciences or humanities and have a strong background in economics as a formal entry requirement. The acceptable English language tests are IELTS at a minimum score of 7.0 and TOEFL with a minimum score of 600 in the paper test or 263 in the computer based test. Please note You cannot apply for two dual degree programmes. However, you may apply for a dual degree programme as well as a Master's programme. In this case you will need to put the dual degree programme down as your first choice in your application, and the Master's as your second choice. Furthermore, if deadlines for these two programmes differ, you must have submitted your application by the earliest deadline. Students must take up their place on a dual degree course at the beginning of the academic year following admission. It is not possible to defer entry. The admissions decision for dual degree programmes is made only after all applications have been received and the relevant programme deadline has expired. Candidates are then notified as to the outcome of their application two to three months after the selected programme's application deadline. This is a dual degree with Keio University. [-]

Master in Economics and Business

Sciences Po
Campus Full time

Working in the private sector, as a consultant, an entrepreneur or in a large multinational firm requires both a broad knowledge in economics and an aptitude to master the modern tools of strategy, accounting, and finance. [+]

Best Masters Degrees in Economics in Germany. Master in Economics and Business Working in the private sector, as a consultant, an entrepreneur or in a large multinational firm requires both a broad knowledge in economics and an aptitude to master the modern tools of strategy, accounting, and finance. The Master in Economics and Business has been created to provide its students with those tools and put them in the ideal position to successfully enter the job market in France or abroad. Graduates are prepared to work in a variety of functions and business sectors as in the banking and finance industry, in consulting as well as in multinational or smaller companies. Sciences Po is the ideal institution to run such a program. First, it can guarantee that students obtain a sound background in economics and finance, using the assets of a leading, growing and academically world recognised Department of Economics and Finance. Second, one of the specificities of Sciences Po is that students are well trained in professional presentation skills, both written and oral. Third, students are offered the job placement services developed by Sciences Po's Department of Economics to guarantee first rate professional outcomes for the students. Key features A two-years program providing a multidisciplinary approach A wide range of elective courses allowing students to customise the programme to their own interests A learning approach that includes both theory and practical applications, focusing on working group, presentations and case studies An international teaching environment with a diverse cohort of students Dual degrees The Master in Economics and Business offers international dual degrees with prestigious international universities. Students usually spend the first year at Sciences Po and the second year at the partner university. University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia (US) Fundação Getulio Vargas - Escola de Administração de Empresas, São Paulo (Brasil) Luigi Bocconi University, Milan (Italie) Columbia School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), New York (US) - No admission for 2017 intake Career opportunities The master is targeted at students aiming to work in the private sector in positions requiring both a broad knowledge in economics and business-management in France or abroad. This program is particularly suited for students having in mind a career in: Consulting and audit, Finance and Banking, Large multinational and industrial firms, SMEs and entrepreneurial ventures, International Organizations. Graduates can take up functions like: Auditors, risk managers, consultants in strategy or management, Financial planners, business analysts, project finance advisors, Business developers, marketing analysts, Economists, ratings analysts, credit or financial analysts, Corporate finance or corporate strategy officers, private equity/mergers and acquisitions advisors… Job market access is eased by Sciences Po's Department of Economics leading job placements activities: two weekly corporate breakfasts, one weekly afterwork event in leading companies headquarters, permanent job fairs, centralization of all finance-economics-business & management internships and job offers in the Department's weekly newsletter, along with courses where teachers often recruit... in class. Admissions The master welcomes applications from candidates of all nationalities, fluent in English (see Admissions Website for further details on language requirements) - no French proficiency required. Applicants must hold a bachelor (or equivalent) in economics, business, law or engineering. For detailed information concerning eligibility requirements please consult Sciences Po's Admissions website: international admissions procedure or national admissions procedure. Please note that Sciences Po has developed partnerships with certain French engineering schools. Pursuant to these agreements, students from these schools may be exempted from the admissibility phase of the national admissions procedure. [-]

Master in Economic Law

Sciences Po
Campus Full time

The Master in Economic Law is a two-year program. The application procedure is exactly the same as for other Master programs at Sciences Po, with the identical tuition fees, deadline and scholarships. [+]

Master in Economic Law The Master in Economic Law is a two-year program. The application procedure is exactly the same as for other Master programs at Sciences Po, with the identical tuition fees, deadline and scholarships. Teaching method Courses in the master in Economic Law are designed in a gradual fashion, so that students, even without any specific legal knowledge prior to admission, can become familiar with the required techniques. Thus, first semester classes will essentially cover core concepts, while later semesters will gradually evolve towards specialized and practical bodies of law. To implement this incremental approach, first year courses are taught by academics, while second year courses are mostly taught by professionals. The Sciences Po Law School curriculum provides students with a firm handle of fundamental concepts of law, a deep comprehension of their theoretical underpinnings, and a clear understanding of their practical implications. Therefore, courses mainly rely on a teaching method that gives priority to debates between professors and students. This itself requires that classes be prepared by each student in advance, based on distributed handouts. This way, students acquire a global understanding of Law, along with experience in exposing and discussing various points of view. Emphasis is also laid on readings, analysis of decisions, research on concrete cases (past or current), contracts elaboration, etc. Organization of courses The master in Economic Law is a very intensive formation. Curriculum is structured in the following way: During the first year fundamentals of law and economic law are taught to acquire or reinforce an indispensable legal culture; The second year is optional, students may take a gap year and become interns in law firms, companies or public services, considering that practical experience is absolutely necessary in law studies; In the final year, students have to choose their specialization among the six that have been created. Each of them is specific, oriented towards different technical profiles, for distinct professional aspirations and different ways of practicing law. [-]

Master in Public Policy and Public Administration (Dual Degree with the London School of Economics)

Sciences Po
Campus Full time

The Master in Public Policy is based on a multidisciplinary approach to public affairs, with courses that explore the intersection between public policy and cutting-edge technologies, and emphasize policy and decision making 2.0. [+]

Best Masters Degrees in Economics in Germany. Master in Public Policy and Public Administration (Dual Degree with the London School of Economics) Dual Degree with the London School of Economics This two-year programme, built on the complementary approaches of two prestigious members of the Global Public Policy Network (GPPN), combines the study of economics, public administration, global health and management. It is designed for young professionals who want to gain an expertise in the management and evaluation of public policy in the European context and at the heart of two major European capitals. During the two year programme, dual degree students develop an understanding of the European project and acquire the professional competencies needed to work in the European affairs. During their first year in Paris, students are enrolled at Sciences Po, in either the Master in Public Policy or the Master in European Affairs. During their second year, students are enrolled at the LSE. Upon successful completion of the two years, students receive two degrees: a Master's from Sciences Po and a Master's from LSE. Dual master's degree in Public Policy and Public Administration Programme The Master in Public Policy is based on a multidisciplinary approach to public affairs, with courses that explore the intersection between public policy and cutting-edge technologies, and emphasize policy and decision making 2.0. The languages of instruction are English and/or French. Only current first year students registered in the Master in Public Policy at Sciences Po are eligible for this dual degree programme with LSE. After spending their first year at Sciences Po, students of this dual degree go on to spend their second-year at the Master of Public Administration at the Institute of Public Affairs at LSE Admissions Only Sciences Po students currently in the first year of their Master's in Public Policy are eligible to apply for this dual degree. Students interested in the dual degree with the Master in Public Policy at Sciences Po and the Master of Public Administration at the Institute of Public Affairs at LSE should follow this application procedure: Complete a 400 word letter of motivation/application statement Include a CV or résumé Proof of proficiency in English Include original application to student's home institution, with degree transcripts (additional references may be included but are not required) Application deadline: February 1st, 2017 Sciences Po will send a copy of the student's original application to LSE. Applicants should inform the School's administration if they do not want their original letter of motivation to be included. Careers Our dual degree graduates hold leadership positions in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Examples of graduate careers: Policy Advisor at the OECD Analyst at the World Bank or World Food Programme Consultant at Accenture Budget economist at the Ministry of Finance International consultant in one of "the Big 4" worldwide audit firms (EY, KMPG, PwC, Deloitte) Contacts For questions related to the Sciences Po School of Public Affairs curriculum, please contact the Academic Advisor in charge of the policy stream that interests you. For questions related to the LSE curriculum, please send an email to the Institute of Public Affairs or the European Institute at the LSE. This is a dual degree with the London School of Economics. [-]

Master in Public Policy (Dual Degree with the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Tokyo(GraSPP))

Sciences Po
Campus Full time

This two-year program, built on the complementary approaches of two prestigious members of the Global Public Policy Network (GPPN), combines the study of economics, public administration, global health and management. [+]

Master in Public Policy (Dual Degree with the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Tokyo(GraSPP)) Dual Degree with the Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP), University of Tokyo This two-year program, built on the complementary approaches of two prestigious members of the Global Public Policy Network (GPPN), combines the study of economics, public administration, global health and management. It is designed for young professionals who want to gain an expertise in the management and evaluation of public policy in the European context and at the heart of two major international capitals. Programme Students follow first-year courses at Sciences Po and second-year courses at GraSPP: During the first year, students are enrolled in the Master in Public Policy at Sciences Po. During the second year, students are enrolled in the Master of Public Policy at the Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP) at the University of Tokyo. Upon successful completion of the two years, students receive two degrees: the Master in Public Policy from Sciences Po and the Master of Public Policy from GraSPP. Admissions The dual degree program with GraSPP is open to all candidates worldwide. Admission is competitive, based largely on academic excellence and professional focus. Application materials: CV Personal Statement Transcripts (with official translation) Proof of proficiency in English Two academic recommendations GRE scores (optional) Tuition and Fees Students must pay the tuition fees applicable in their host institution : Sciences Po GraSPP Contact us For questions related to the Sciences Po School of Public Affairs curriculum, please contact the Academic Advisor in charge of the policy stream that interests you. This is a dual degree with the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Tokyo(GraSPP). [-]

Master in Public Policy (Dual Degree with Hertie School of Governance)

Sciences Po
Campus Full time September 2017 Germany Berlin

Dual Degree with the Hertie School of Governance (Berlin, Germany) This two-year programme, built on the complementary approaches of two prestigious members of the Global Public Policy Network (GPPN), combines the study of economics, public policy and management. [+]

Best Masters Degrees in Economics in Germany. Master in Public Policy (Dual Degree with Hertie School of Governance) Dual Degree with the Hertie School of Governance (Berlin, Germany) This two-year programme, built on the complementary approaches of two prestigious members of the Global Public Policy Network (GPPN), combines the study of economics, public policy and management. It is designed for young professionals who want to gain an expertise in the management and evaluation of public policy in the European context and at the heart of two major European capitals. Students follow first-year courses at the Master in Public Policy at Sciences Po and second-year courses at the Master of Public Policy at the Hertie School of Governance. Upon successful completion of the two years, students receive 2 degrees: the Master of Public Policy from Sciences Po and the Master of Public Policy from Hertie. First year at Sciences Po Dual degree students are required to take the regular curriculum course load of a continuing Sciences Po student during the first year. The curriculum is built around a thorough core module in public economics, public policy, quantitative analysis and evaluation of public policy. During the first year at Sciences Po, students must also select a policy stream. The School offers multiple policy streams and dual degree students are encouraged to choose the policy stream that best aligns with their professional project and their second-year concentration at Hertie. The curriculum also includes a multitude of electives that examine current policy debates with insights from academics and practitioners. These courses provide students with the opportunity to explore new policy areas and new approaches. Second year at Hertie School of Governance Students follow courses in the Master of Public Policy at the Hertie School. At the end of their first semester at Hertie, students start to work on a master's thesis project supported by a colloquium taught by a thesis advisor, a core faculty member. The master's thesis results in a written paper of about 12,000 words that is submitted at the end of the students' second semester at Hertie. Please note that students need to complete a mandatory 6-week full-time internship in a policy-related field and at least 130 ECTS (in two years of study) in order to be awarded the Sciences Po Master in Public Policy degree and the Hertie School Master of Public Policy degree. Careers Our dual degree graduates hold leadership positions in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Examples of graduate careers: Analyst at the World Bank Consultant at the OECD Research Assistant at the French PM's Council of Economic Analysis Admissions The dual degree program in public policy is open to all candidates worldwide. Admission is competitive, based largely on academic excellence and professional focus. Application materials: CV Personal statement Transcripts (with official translation) Proof of proficiency in English (and in French if courses are taken in French during the first year) Two academic recommendations Tuition and Fees Students must pay the tuition fees applicable in their host institution (Sciences Po for the first year and the Hertie for the second year): Sciences Po Hertie School of Governance For further information about financial aid: at Sciences Po, consult our bursaries and financial aid page at Hertie, please contact: grad-admissions@hertie-school.org Contact us For questions related to the Sciences Po School of Public Affairs curriculum, please contact the Academic Advisor in charge of the policy stream that interests you. This is a dual degree with Hertie School of Governance. [-]

Master in Public Policy and Public Administration (Dual Degree with Columbia University SIPA)

Sciences Po
Campus Full time

This two-year programme, built on the complementary approaches of two prestigious members of the Global Public Policy Network (GPPN), combines the study of economics, public administration, global health and management. [+]

Master in Public Policy (Dual Degree with Columbia University) Dual Degree with Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (New York, USA) This two-year programme, built on the complementary approaches of two prestigious members of the Global Public Policy Network (GPPN), combines the study of economics, public administration, global health and management. It is designed for young professionals who want to gain an expertise in the management and evaluation of public policy in the European context and at the heart of two major international cities. Programme Students follow first-year courses at the Master in Public Policy at Sciences Po and second-year courses at the Master in Public Administration at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). Upon successful completion of the two years, students receive two degrees: the Master of Public Policy from Sciences Po and the Master of Public Administration from SIPA. Careers Our dual degree graduates hold leadership positions in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Examples of graduate careers: Consultant at UNEP Research, Associate at The Urban Institute, Contract Manager, Customer Affairs at Airbus, Project Manager at the British Embassy Admissions The dual degree program with SIPA is open to all candidates worldwide. Admission is competitive, based largely on academic excellence and professional focus. Application materials: CV Personal statement Transcripts (with official translation) Proof of proficiency in English Two academic recommendations and one professional recommendation GMAT or GRE scores Tuition and Fees Students must pay the tuition fees applicable in their host institution : Sciences Po SIPA Contact us For questions related to the School of Public Affairs curriculum, please contact the Academic Advisor in charge of the policy stream that interests you. For questions related to the SIPA curriculum, please send an email to Urbano Garza or Tan Nguyen at the Office of Students Affairs. This is a dual degree with Columbia University. [-]

Master in International Economic Policy

Sciences Po
Campus Full time

The unique Master in International Economic Policy focuses on the issues that challenge the economic diplomat or international policy-maker, the business and financial sectors, the specialised journalist or indeed society at large. [+]

Best Masters Degrees in Economics in Germany. Master in International Economic Policy The Master in International Economic Policy is led in collaboration with the Department of Economics of Sciences Po. General objectives The unique Master in International Economic Policy focuses on the issues that challenge the economic diplomat or international policy-maker, the business and financial sectors, the specialised journalist or indeed society at large: currency wars, optimal trade levels, labour standards, transfer of technologies, financing development… The program is intended for students who wish to specialise in questions related to applied economics at the international and regional - including Europe - levels, and that structure market economies. Special attention will be paid to the economies of emerging and developing countries. The Master in International Economic Policy gives students an extremely solid foundation in international economics through a well-balanced curriculum. For students with a prior specialised course of study in economics, the IEP curriculum will give them a policy-oriented perspective and flesh out the global economic context. Please note that although there is no mathematics admissions prerequisite, candidates for the IEP Master are expected to have completed successfully at least introductory courses in microeconomics and macroeconomics at the undergraduate level. Scientific Advisor Quoc-Anh Do is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Sciences Po's Department of Economics and at the LIEPP. Pr. Do's research interests are in political economics, development economics, applied microeconomic topics and corporate governance. Main orientations and specific features The core curriculum is as focused on economic theory and analysis (economic integration, international trade), finance (international finance, European monetary policy, firms in a global economy) as on policy (economics and competition policy, trade policies, intellectual property rights, labour standards,…) in the field of international trade and investment. The economic dimension is underscored by the offering of praxis oriented courses that help differentiate the economist from other social science specialists. Careers opportunities Graduates of the programme may envisage careers in both the private sector (consulting firms, think tanks, banks, corporate sector) and the public sector (international organisations, national public administrations, development agencies). [-]

Master in Public Affairs

Sciences Po
Campus Full time

The Master in Public Affairs (MPA) is Sciences Po's flagship full-time one-year programme for mid-career professionals interested in public policy and the interaction of public and private sectors. It prepares students for today's policy environment which is co-developed, co-produced and co-managed by empowered individuals. [+]

1-year Master for mid-career professionals The Master in Public Affairs (MPA) is Sciences Po's flagship full-time one-year programme for mid-career professionals interested in public policy and the interaction of public and private sectors. It prepares students for today's policy environment which is co-developed, co-produced and co-managed by empowered individuals. Objectives The programme focuses on policy design and implementation as well as on the management of public affairs, and introduces participants to real-world policy problems. Graduates will be equipped with news skills to navigate between local and global perspective, and from public-private partnerships to international organisations and civil society. In particular, the MPA will: Foster their analytical capacity through a multidisciplinary approach Develop their managerial skills, with a focus on leadership, negotiation, crisis communication, decision-making and budgeting Equip graduates with a multidimensional and panoramic vision of public affairs that embraces a plurality of values, ethics and cultural contexts. Innovative teaching methods The MPA emphasizes interdisciplinary analytical tools and hands-on training workshops. It uses case studies and relies on the experience and the diversity of the student body. A high level of interaction is enabled by the small size of the class (the programme enrols 25 to 30 students per year). Students are also engaged in a policy lab exercise, which gives them the opportunity to collaborate with clients to co-develop and test solutions for public policy challenges in the field. Structure and Curriculum Two-week orientation period in August to refresh students' quantitative skills, to introduce major policy issues which will be discussed throughout the year, and to launch their individual projects. Fall Semester consisting of two core courses*, Politics of Policy Making and Economics of Public Policy, one common core curriculum course and two elective courses. Two-week session in January to develop practical skills. Spring semester consisting of two core courses, Policy Implementation and Leadership & Organizational Change, combined with two elective courses, and the Policy Lab. Summer semester consisting of advanced courses and focusing on developing practical leadership and management skills. Students can specialize by choosing courses in the following policy streams: Administration publique Cultural Policy and Management Digital, New Technology and Public Policy Economics and Public Polic Energy, Resources and Sustainability Global Health Management of Public Affairs Social Policy and Social Change In addition to the above, students may choose to enrol in a language course. Non-French speakers are particularly encouraged to enrol in French language classes. The overall required number of credits is 82 ECTS (or 20.5 standard Sciences Po courses). *Standard courses at Sciences Po are 24 contact hours (12 sessions of 2 hours, over 12 weeks) with about the same number of hours of work outside the classroom. One 24 hour-class is worth 4 ECTS credits. Eligibility and admissions The candidates should be committed to promoting public good. They should have at least five years of professional experience in the public, private or non-profit sector, be proficient in English ((demonstrated C1 level), and hold at least a Bachelor's degree. Admissions open in October for the August intake. [-]

Erasmus Mundus Master in Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics QEM

Master Economics: Erasmus Mundus Master QEM - Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics
Campus Full time September 2017 Germany Bielefeld

Master Erasmus Mundus Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics (QEM) is an European Union approved international graduate degree programme taught full-time over two years in France, Germany, Italy and Spain. [+]

Best Masters Degrees in Economics in Germany. Erasmus Mundus Master in Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics QEM Master Erasmus Mundus Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics (QEM) is an European Union approved international graduate degree programme taught full-time over two years in France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Taught in English, the programme is designed by a Consortium of four European Universities: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Universität Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, France Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Venice, Italy with a network of Associated Partners consisting of international academic institutions as well as public and private companies. The course offers a rigorous education in fundamental quantitative tools by combining core economic theory with related quantitative disciplines such as Probability, Statistics, Econometrics, Finance, Actuarial Science, Mathematical Modelling, Computation and Simulation, Experimental Design, and Political Science. The breadth of courses offers students the opportunity to specialise in one of these many areas in accordance with their interests along a number of course tracks. These being areas which are increasingly vital in both research orientation for further studies and in the job market for positions in government organisations, private companies or financial institutions. The course is intended to prepare students for a wide range of careers which utilise their competency in economics, including economic theory, macroeconomics and financial forecasting, financial engineering and risk management, quantitative asset management, computational economics, quantitative trading, and applied and theoretical research. See full programme détails of Quantitative Economics Master (QEM). Each year, approximately 50 students are welcomed to the programme on the basis of academic excellence. Applicants should hold a recognised bachelor's degree (or its equivalent, i.e. 180 ECTS credits in the Bologna system) and be fluent in both written and spoken English. Ideally, applicants will have previously studied mathematics, applied mathematics, quantitative economics or finance but candidates with other backgrounds are welcomed provided that they can demonstrate sufficient interest in economics. Mathematical aptitude as evidenced by previous studies or work experience is taken into consideration in the admissions process. Applicants without the required mathematical background are advised to undertake special training or programmes prior to their enrolment in the QEM programme. Such training is proposed by the Graduate School of Mathematics of Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne with the collaboration of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, IMW - Institute of Mathematical Economics of Universität Bielefeld and Università Ca' Foscari Venezia. It is a programme requirement for students to study at two of the four participating universities from the Consortium. This mobility enables students to benefit from the strengths of each university on a wide range of issues, and to meet and work with professionals from various backgrounds. Upon successfully completing the programme, students are awarded a QEM Joint Degree from the partners of the consortium. The consortium provides extensive career assistance to the students, including help with internships and job placement for graduates. We have had an excellent job placement record, since 2008. Mobility Scheme The first year of the programme is focused on core courses in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics and Mathematics (Probability, Statistics and Optimization). The first semester is spent in Paris. To facilitate mobility, the universities of Barcelona, Bielefeld, Paris and Venice offer almost identical courses during the second semester of the first year. The second year of the programme is spent in one of the four universities of the consortium depending on the area of specialisation chosen by the student. The university choice is fixed for each student during the admissions process. Language of Instruction In each university, the language of instruction for the programme is English. An English language proficiency test (such as IELTS or TOEFL) is required in order to be admitted to the programme. The standards of and exceptions to this requirement are detailed in the Entrance Requirements. Additionally, students shall also undertake courses in the local language and culture of each European country in which they study. ECTS Credits Requirement 60 ECTS credits are required in each academic year. 56 of these ECTS credits shall be acquired from scientific courses and the remaining 4 ECTS credits shall be acquired from the foreign language courses. A total of 120 ECTS credits are required to complete the programme. Courses Offered For a list of courses on offer, as well as a brief course description, please refer to the First and Second Years. Degree Awarded Upon successfully completing the programme, students shall be awarded a unique Joint Degree entitled "Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics", which is identical for all students and contains the logos of all partner universities, whatever the mobility track of the student is. The joint degree will be issued by the Université Paris 1, with a unique secured registration number, under the responsibility of the Recteur Chancelier des Universités Parisiennes (Rector of all Parisian Universities). The joint degree is officially recognised as a master degree in each university and each country with the same rights and duties with the national degree entitled: Master Universitari en Models I Mètodes d'Economia Quantitative (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
), Spain. Master of Science Wirtschaftsmathematik (Universität Bielefeld), Germany. Master Economie Théorique et Empirique (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
), France. Master Banque, Finance, Assurance (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
), France Master Mathématiques Appliquées en Economie et en Finance (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
), France. Laurea Magistralis in Economia (Università Cà Foscari di Venezia), Italy. Application for Quantitative Economics Master (QEM) We invite applicants from all over the world. In order to create a multicultural learning environment, the consortium strives to achieve a balance between various geographic and disciplinary backgrounds. Admission is based on academic excellence, motivation and prior experience. Applicants should hold a recognised bachelor's degree in a subject related to mathematics, applied mathematics, quantitative economics or finance and demonstrate proficiency in English. Admission to the Master Models and Methods Quantitative Economics (QEM) programme is highly competitive. At the programme's inception in 2006, we received more than 100 applications. Ever since, applications have grown: over 130 candidates applied in 2007, over 200 in 2008, over 500 in 2009, over 700 in 2010 and over 800 these last years. A successful applicant is typically graduated from a good university with excellent grades and has the motivation to study quantitative economics or finance. All QEM applications should be made in good time and with respect to the programme admission requirements and application procedure. More information can be found on the online application page. [-]

Management & Finance & Accounting

Leuphana University of Luneburg
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Germany Lüneburg + 1 more

In the Fi­nan­ce & Ac­coun­ting ma­jor you will ac­qui­re busi­ness com­pe­tence for va­ried and de­man­ding ma­na­ge­ri­al func­tions. [+]

In the Fi­nan­ce & Ac­coun­ting ma­jor you will ac­qui­re busi­ness com­pe­tence for va­ried and de­man­ding ma­na­ge­ri­al func­tions, not only in fi­nan­cing and ac­coun­ting, but also in con­sul­ting firms and au­dit­ing com­pa­nies. Degree awarded: Mas­ter of Sci­ence (M.Sc.) Application period: April 1 - June 1 Type of programme: The­ma­tic re­le­van­ce Study places: 35 Start date: Oc­to­ber 1 Duration: 4 se­mes­ters (120 CP ac­cor­ding to ECTS) Language: Ger­man and Eng­lish Semester contribution: 347,81€ (Win­ter Term 2016/​2017) CONTENS AND CONCEPT High­ly qua­li­fied mem­bers of the pro­gram­me’s teaching staff as well as pres­ti­gious as­so­cia­te lec­tu­rers who are ac­tive in the field of fi­nan­ce and ac­coun­ting pro­vi­de a perfect com­bi­na­ti­on of re­se­arch and ap­p­li­ca­ti­on ori­en­ta­ti­on. In ad­di­ti­on to the ne­cessa­ry pro­fes­sio­nal com­pe­tence, es­sen­ti­al ma­na­ge­ri­al and so­ci­al com­pe­ten­cies will be con­vey­ed in or­der to pre­pa­re stu­dents for ma­na­ge­ri­al ac­tivi­ties. The fo­cus in this con­nec­tion is working in small groups with se­mi­nar cha­rac­ter. The de­gree pro­gram­me is cha­rac­te­ri­sed by an in­ter­di­sci­pli­na­ry and trans­di­sci­pli­na­ry ma­nage­ment ap­proach. The nu­merous con­tent-re­la­ted syn­er­gies bet­ween the fiel­ds of fi­nan­ce and ac­coun­ting as well as the con­ti­guous di­sci­pli­nes such as ban­king, au­dit­ing & tax are con­sis­tent­ly ta­ken into con­side­ra­ti­on in the stu­dy mo­del. PERSPECTIVES The cour­se of stu­dies pre­pa­res stu­dents for ta­king over ma­na­ge­ri­al func­tions re­qui­ring ana­ly­ti­cal and con­cep­tu­al as well as con­sul­ting and stra­te­gic skills in cor­po­ra­te fi­nan­cing and ac­coun­ting de­part­ments as well as cer­tain in­sti­tu­ti­ons (fi­nan­ci­al in­sti­tu­ti­ons as well as au­dit­ing and con­sul­ting com­pa­nies). In ad­di­ti­on to prac­tical ap­p­li­ca­ti­on, fur­ther aca­de­mic qua­li­fi­ca­ti­on by me­ans of a doctorate is also open to gra­dua­tes as a re­sult of the me­tho­do­lo­gi­cal trai­ning. APPLYCATION For a good ent­ry into the Ma­nage­ment & Fi­nan­ce & Ac­coun­ting de­gree pro­gram­me it is use­ful and de­si­ra­ble that you have pla­ced an em­pha­sis in the fiel­ds of ac­coun­ting or fi­nan­cing as far as pos­si­ble in the Ba­che­lor’s pro­gram­me. You should at least bring along good ana­ly­ti­cal skills and a pro­noun­ced en­thu­si­asm for fi­gu­res. [-]

Master Public Economics, Law & Politics

Leuphana University of Luneburg
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Lüneburg

The effectiveness and legitimacy of modern states is largely determined by the complex interaction of politics, law, and business and economics. Lately, in particular, these interactions have been affected. [+]

Best Masters Degrees in Economics in Germany. The effectiveness and legitimacy of modern states is largely determined by the complex interaction of politics, law, and business and economics. Lately, in particular, these interactions have been affected by dynamic transformation processes resulting from globalization and internationalization trends. This has led to the formation of modified statehood forms and new patterns of relationships between state, society and the economy. The Master's degree in Political Science – Public Economics, Law and Politics applies a theoretical and methodological, as well as problem-oriented and integrated, political analysis of these dynamic interactions. CONTENT AND RATIONALE Studies in political science at Leuphana Graduate School combine disciplines, which traditionally deal with the relationship of state, society, and business and economics. Questions, issues and approaches to solutions resulting from these intricately interwoven relationships are analyzed and treated from the joined perspectives of political science, economics and law. The focus is placed on the causes, background, as well as social and economic effects and consequences, of government action. Thus, the course aims at achieving a comprehensive reflection on the relationship between politics, law and economics by applying the tools provided by political science as a discipline, reinforced by interdisciplinary observations. This course of study is part of the scholarship program Public Policy and Good Governance of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Every year, DAAD selects around ten scholarship holders from Central and South American, African and Asian countries to come and study at Leuphana Graduate School. They enhance the experience of studying on this program by lending it an international perspective. [-]